ναῦς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *néh₂us, cognate with Latin nāvis, Persian ناو (nâv), and Sanskrit नौ (nau, ship), नाव (nāva, ship). The earliest attested reference to the word is the Mycenaean Greek 𐀙𐀄𐀈𐀗 (na-u-do-mo, shipbuilders).

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Noun[edit]

ναῦς (naûs) (genitive νεώς) f, third declension

  1. a ship

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